Business Archiving on Cloud

Protect your data and applications no matter where they reside to avoid costly business interruptions or to meet compliance requirements. Securely extend your on-premises backup storage and data archiving solutions to the cloud—reducing cost and complexity, while achieving efficiency and scalability.

Solution Characteristics and Business Benefits​

Solution Characteristics
Business Benefits
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Solution Reference Architecture

*Indicative Diagram

There are three tiers of blob storage in Azure:

  1. Hot: The cheapest to access, but the most expensive to store.
  2. Cool: Medium price storage, but expensive to access.
  3. Archive: Extremely cheap per GB storage

Indicative Appliance References:

StorSimple Appliance

AltaVault Appliance



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Solutions Component Details

This solution consists of three Azure resources:
  1. Resource Group: A logical container for a collection of resources that can be treated as one logical instance. You can use resource groups to control all of their members collectively.
  2. Storage Account: Azure block blob storage with Hot, Cool and Archive tiers.
  3. On-Premise Appliance: appliance running on-premises that can tier data to Azure Blob storage. Ex: Azure StorSimple.
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Solutions Implementation Steps and references

1. Create Resource Group:

2. Create Azure Blob Storage:

3. Configure on premise appliance to send data to Azure. Indicative Appliance References:

StorSimple Appliance:

AltaVault Appliance:


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Solution Reference Sizing

The archive solution has the following cost factors:


Cool Access Tier:

Hot Access Tier:

Archive Access Tier:

*Appliance cost not included

*All prices shown are in Euro (€). This is a summary estimate, not a quote. For up to date pricing information please contact your local Logicom team.             

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